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Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Caught In The Act! at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival

Funky grooves with interplay between Ann and Ashley when Caught In The Act! played at the Cumberland and Bridge Hotels. Ann Craig (flute) Ashley Thomas (saxophone) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Marek Podstawek (drums)   Photos by Marion Blazé and Shaanine Dove   160611 and 160612

Caught In The Act! at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

Caught In The Act! at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2016

New charts, new arrangements! Caught In The Act! for funky rhythms and smooth jazz – this time, with no vocals.   Ann Craig (flute) Jon Magill (sax) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Tony Luxmoore (keyboard) Rob Mercer (drums)   13 and 14 Feb, 2016 Photos by Marion Blazé  

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Dizzy’s

Jazz Notes with Wade Morgan at Dizzy’s

Jazz Notes made a welcome return to Dizzy’s, fronted by Wade Morgan (vocals) and introducing Joshua Sihombing (piano), playing to an enthusiastic audience. Wade Morgan (vocals) Ann Craig (flute Kevin Blazé (guitar) Joshua Sihombing (piano) Daniel Pickard (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Photographs by Marion Blazé Thu, 9 July 2015  

Pippa Wilson to sing with Jazz Notes (again!)

Pippa Wilson to sing with Jazz Notes (again!)

Pippa Wilson fronted Jazz Notes for our inaugural performance so we’re delighted to have her sing with us again. Saturday, June 21, 2014 7:30-10:30 Ringwood RSL 16 Station St Ringwood 3134 Drinks until late Meals available 6:00-8:30 Download the menu $20 Bookings: 0412 063 603 or by email More about Pippa Wilson If you’d like to […]

Deborah Woodroffe with Bob Sedergreen and friends

Deborah Woodroffe with Bob Sedergreen and friends

Debbie featured at the Kingston Arts ‘Curtain Call’ competition and has invited a few friends to join her in her debut at the Chandelier Room in Moorabbin at 9:30pm on Saturday, 29 March, 2014. Deborah Woodroffe (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Bob Sedergreen (keyboard) Ivan Rosa (bass) Monique Zucco (drums)     Photograph by Costa […]

Jazz Notes in the newspaper!

Jazz Notes in the newspaper!

This picture from the South Gippsland Sentinel-Times (12 March 2014) is of Jazz Notes on the Saturday night of the 21st Inverloch Jazz Festival. It features Rob Mercer (drums), Chelly Parisi (vocals) and Ann Craig (flute) . Thanks to Neville Sampson for sending us the article.

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Saturday

Jazz Notes at Inverloch Jazz Festival 2014 – Saturday

Our second set, fronted by Chelly Parisi, was mainly jazz standards but with the added drive of Nicole Thorne on keyboard. Kevin was thrilled to play a duet with Nicole. Again, there were dancers! Chelly Parisi (vocals) Ann Craig (flute) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Nicole Thorne (keyboard) Andrew Eames (bass) Rob Mercer (drums) Photographs by Neville […]

Jazz Notes at the Inverloch Jazz Festival

Jazz Notes will be presenting two different line-ups at the Inverloch Jazz Festival: On Friday night (7 March at 11pm), Luella McCormack will be vocalising and Allan Smith drumming. On Saturday night (8 March at 11pm), we’ll be fronted by Chelly Parisi with Nicole Thorne (piano) and Rob Mercer (drums) storming behind. On both nights, […]

Jazz Notes returns to Bar Oussou

In 2012, Jazz Notes had a residency at Bar Oussou, playing for eight Sundays. On Sun 12 May 2013, we returned to Bar Oussou for just one night. It was a relaxed evening with much fun, playing to friends, regulars at Bar Oussou and drop-ins. Joseph Darmenia augmented the usual band, playing percussion for the […]

It’s The Vibe! at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2013

It’s The Vibe! at the Inverloch Jazz Festival 2013

Sat 9 Mar 2013   The late set on a very hot night started with ‘A Smooth One’ with cool vibes; then a hot cadenza on sax to start Ringo Oiwake (Apple Blossoms); and a range of lovely vocals from Anne.   Anne Hayres (vocals) Nakase Izumi (alto saxophone) Kelvin Legg (vibes) Kevin Blazé (guitar) […]

It’s The Vibe! at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2013

It’s The Vibe! at the Grampians Jazz Festival 2013

It’s The Vibe! returned to the Grampians Jazz Festival, playing one set on Saturday, 8 February and another on Sunday, 9 February, 2013. Anne Hayres (vocals) Jon Magill (sax, flute) Kelvin Legg (vibes, sax) Kevin Blazé (guitar) Paul Bonnington (bass) Rob Mercer (drums – Saturday) Chelsea Allen (drums – Sunday) From slow ballads (Windmills Of […]

Debut of Jazz Notes

Debut of Jazz Notes

Jazz Notes made its debut on Sun 15 April 2012 at the Casey Food, Wine & Jazz Festival in the grounds of the Old Cheese Factory, Berwick. Fronted by Pippa Wilson, the line-up comprised Jon Magill (saxophone), Kevin Blazé (guitar), Kelvin Legg (vibes and saxophone), Paul Bonnington (bass) and Adam Donaldson (drums). The day commenced […]


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Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes

Sunday, 22 October 2017
12-4pm

Book launch

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Hungarian Community Centre
760 Boronia Road
Wantirna 3152

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Pippa Wilson with Jazz Notes in Cowes

Friday, 28 October 2017
7-9pm

Pippa Wilson (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)

Cheeky Goose Café
Shop 4/72 Chapel St,
Cowes 3922


Soirée Eltham

Friday, 3 November 2017
8-11:30pm

Event run by Ann Craig, Kevin Blazé and Tiina Ayris

More info


Strict tempo dancing in Altona

Friday, 11 November 2017
8:00-11:00pm

Ann Craig (flute)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Kevin Blazé (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Playing as Stepping Out Dance Band

Altona Sports Club
11 Altona Rd
Altona 3018


Jazz Notes with Rick Correnza

Sunday, 26 November 2017
12:00-4:00pm

Rick Correnza (vocals)
Ann Craig (flute)
Ashley Thomas (saxophone)
Kevin Blazé (guitar)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Frank Morgan (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Private function


Strict tempo dancing in Rye

Thursday, 30 November 2017
8:00-11:00pm

Ann Craig (flute)
Tony Luxmoore (keyboard)
Kevin Blazé (bass)
Simon Atkinson (drums)

Playing as Stepping Out Dance Band

Rye RSL
5-11 Nelson St,
Rye 3941


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